κορυφή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Beekes, from a Pre-Greek root common to κόρυμβος (kórumbos) and κόρυς (kórus).

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Noun[edit]

κορῠφή (koruphḗf (genitive κορῠφῆς); first declension

  1. top of the head, crown
  2. mountain peak
  3. top, apex
  4. (geometry) vertex of a triangle
  5. the best thing, excellence

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κορυφή (koruphḗ).

Noun[edit]

κορυφή (koryfíf

  1. peak, summit, top, crest
  2. apex
  3. ridge
  4. (figuratively) top person

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